Biography of James Dinehart
Yates County, NY Biographies





Dinehart, James, son of Peter J. and Eliza (Covert) Dinehart, was born October 1, 1836, in this town. His father, Peter, was born December 1, 1802, in Columbia County, N. Y., came to this country in 1824, and died October 15, 1891; mother died November 4, 1891. James was educated at the district schools of the town, and also at Penn Iran, and has been a farmer all his life. He represents some of the largest insurance companies in the country. In politics a Republican, he has been commissioner of highways for seven years, which office he holds at the present time. December 24, 1854, Mr. Dinehart married Elizabeth, daughter of T. Jefferson Andrews, of this town, and they have one daughter, Clara E.

From:
History of Yates County, N. Y.
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: Lewis Cass Aldrich
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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